Tyne and Wear HER(5284): Ouseburn, Lime Street, Nos. 47-49, Ouseburn Canvas Works - Details
Ouseburn, Lime Street, Nos. 47-49, Ouseburn Canvas Works
Building shown on 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. Named as 'Ouseburn Canvas Works' on Ordnance Survey second edition of 1898. Thomas Stokoe was listed as sailcloth maker at 46-49 Lime Street in 1874-5. He is also listed in Ward's Directory of 1892. Stokoe's canvas factory continued working until at least 1915. In 1939 the premises are recorded as the Marsden Mattresses Ltd.
<< HER 5284 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1898 K. Inkster & L. Trueman, 1997, Stepney Bank Development Archaeological Assessment; Ouseburn Trust Heritage Group, "Ouseburn Past & Present", newsletter Autumn 2007, front page.